Unbuckled, with Intimacy Architect Christi Anne Bela

Unbuckled, with Intimacy Architect Christi Anne Bela

“Unbuckled” is where you will be seen and heard. It features world-renowned guests in the fields of spiritality, sexual health, wellness and coaching. No topic is taboo. These doctors, authors, speakers, teachers and healers want to hear your stories, so together we can get raw and real.brbr Christi Anne Bela and her guests are here to help you get out of your own way and gain the insight you need to build a life you love. The intimacy of understanding brings empowerment to all your connections. Get clear on what matters and make your boundaries your superpowers.brbr Anything we are too afraid to talk about is holding us hostage, and it is time to name it, claim it, lean in and do all the hard things, let vulnerability crack the heart wide open and let the light shine through.brbr “Unbuckled” gets to what’s underneath, past the fears of shame and up to the glory of sharing authentically. Christi Anne doesn't shy away from anything and empowers you to speak your mind.

Episodes

June 10, 2022 60 mins
This is the last episode of this season. My 64th episode of the Unbuckled podcast. Fresh and in real time, I share about life as it unfolds, what I am learning from my Mother-In-Law's visit, how I am navigating grief and most important the downloads I have been getting about Jesus Christ, spirituality, the connections to the divine feminine and the roles we play as Mothers and Whores. Its truly open and transparent conversation w...
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Processing the death of my Grandma and reflecting on the healing of my Mother Wound, as I navigate relationships with other Women in my life.
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STARS is an acronym for Sexual Health, Turn on's, Avoids, Relationship Intentions & Safer Sex Etiquette. It is a big part of communication in a consent based sex positive culture. It is my hope to highlight the ways in which you can flirt and have fun while getting honest about what you are interested in and open to exploring. Matheo, a friend of a friend, here visiting in Nashville, who I had just met a few day before,...
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Navigating the process of my Grandma passing on, the estranged relationship I have with my Mother & family while examining the way we play out gender roles, in both family dynamic & society. What if nipple inequality is at the root of Women being taught they are 2nd best to Men? In Nipple Inequality we see the inability to honor both Whore & Mother leads us to over- sexualizing & under appreciating Women? We look at life,...
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This episode is an unscripted raw in the moment reflection on the role of the Mother figure as my Grandma lays in hospice passing on to the next cycle of life, death and my Mom, who is estranged from me (we haven't spoke since 12/20/20) is sitting beside with her, just minutes away from me in distance, but truly far off with a vast energetic space between us. It is confusing and uneasy to be a Women, especially with the views I...
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The Triple Goddess is the idea of the Maiden, Mother & the Holy Whore or Priestess. Some tend to think of the Maiden as being the first, but I believe it is the Holy Whore, the Divine Priestess who engages the power of sexuality and spirit to bring forth the Goddess energy from Maiden to Mother. If there is a trilogy of the Father, Son & the Holy Spirit, I see the Holy Spirit at the top of the pyramid and I equate the Holy Whor...
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April 29, 2022 60 mins
This Q&A episode features answers to your questions about fantasies, swinging, communication & exploring your queerness. I love getting your questions, so keep them coming!
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April 22, 2022 60 mins
Join me and some dear friends who are all on their own paths of exploring open relationships. It's our first panel discussion with Poly Women. Jasmine Heart, a Tantra teacher who has helped me with pelvic floor work (& is dating my husband), knows that diving deeper into our own sensory connection can help us be more aware of everything around us. Taylor Mirror, who has been Unbuckled before when we talked about the connecti...
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April 15, 2022 60 mins
Fellow Intimacy Guide, Melissa D is unbuckling the Bible Belt in Austin, Texas with Somatic body work in sexuality. Clinical Hypnotherapist & Somatic Sex Educator. Head honcho of BodyJoy Intimacy School, Melissa is empowering clients to learn new ways to talk, touch and play that feel both safe and exciting. Feeling inspired to take the goal out of sexual encounters, to try new things that are so simple yet profound ways to bui...
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April 1, 2022 60 mins
Have you ever been so ready for sex and then along the way you're frustrated? Linnea Marie, Certified Sex Educator and Sexuality Coach discusses with me how to take the goal of an orgasm out of sex and focus on joy of discovering pleasure. Linnea Marie hosts private parties selling pleasure products. Her website www.exxxiteme.com and blogs provide very insightful product reviews so you can discover toys for you. Body positive, L...
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Miyoshi Days and I both got the cliche Aunt Flow talk, treating your period like a curse. My path to discover the wonders of my Menstrual Cycle has been a gift that I value. It has provided me with the insight to flow between my natural cycle of action and rest. Miyoshi is a menstrual advocate, activist, thought leader, and founder of Hate the Dot (@hatethedot). Hate the Dot is launched a community-based online platform ear...
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March 18, 2022 60 mins
Stacie Glass, like myself, is a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. Her book Life after sexual abuse: a practical healing toolkit to reconnect mind, body & soul, is a reconnection to self in healing sexual trauma. Holding monthly survivor circles for support and a place to just be, she provides a space to honor your journey and where you are now. You are worthy exactly as you are and you deserve the best gifts you can give your...
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March 11, 2022 60 mins
As someone navigating the world with PTSD, I discovered Margeaux Feldman on IG and following them, I felt a huge rise in my understanding and language around trauma. Margeaux is a writer, educator, and community builder. At the centre of their work is the desire to answer this question: In a world that works to oppress and divide us, how do we care for one another and ourselves? This is the start of a powerful conversation that has...
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Spirituality and Sexuality may seem opposing but Carlie Palmer-Webb, The Christian Sex Educator and I know that the connection there, makes each part better. Carlie is a developmental psychologist, a gender and sexuality researcher. In this episode we discuss how to integrate your spirituality and sexuality, with self-awareness. Embracing sexuality, wherever you find yourself on the spectrum of religious or spiritual exploratio...
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February 25, 2022 60 mins
Mamie the Intimacy Coach has always been fascinated by sexuality. I noticed her IG @Southern_Sex_Ed and realized, YES! We are both talking about sex in cities and places where this hadn't been a conversation or it is happening in a very limited way. I believe that trusting there is room for all of what gives you pleasure and there is someone else who loves what you love, but we only find them by talking about sex. Let's ge...
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I have a candid and interesting conversation with Evita “Lavitaloca” Sawyers a Non-Monogamy Coach about how as a society, we can get out of the default Standard Model of relationships and on to an Individualized Relationship style. As you know this is a favorite topic of mine, as I have been doing some form of Non-Monogamy for over 15 years. Evita has also lived the Poly Experience, an educator on the subject, she is the creato...
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February 11, 2022 60 mins
Love is grand, but what to do so you don't get so drained by yelling over the dishes? When you see each other all the time, how do you still have the passionate enjoy each other? We let you in our our methods and what has worked for us as we celebrate 7 years of nesting. Marcin and I started as roommates. We knew we could nest well. This was super important to me as I have had some challenges living with other people, includi...
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February 4, 2022 60 mins
Science and Sex! Dr. Tara has the done the research to back up the spark of passion in nature. She is a tenured professor of sexual and relational communication. The host of an awesome podcast Luvbites, where I was a guest and we chatted about Tantra. This time, she is the guest and we dive in to geek out on the facts behind our sexual ideas and impulses. Normalizing sex talks with humor and style. We are part of the TED Ta...
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January 28, 2022 60 mins
I had the pleasure of meeting Renee Burwell, an AASECT certified sex therapist at a meeting for Sex Positive Nashville, when we were part of the team getting it off the ground. An active member of the Association of Black Sexologist, her passion for taking to action and creating change is inspiring. We discuss the way we have both seen the evolution and helped to Unbuckle the Bible Belt here in Nashville. Renee is active in the...
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It can be frustrating to want to change and not know where to begin. Sherry Stirling Fernandez, a speaker, a teacher, a mentor, is a master at busting through her own challenges with self discipline and direction. Author of, Life Mastery: Personal Progression Towards an Infinite Potential, she wrote this book as a guide map for others because she has lived to experience the difference of mastering your life. Her rags to riches stor...
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